The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 11 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 51 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.72% 5.99% 6.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.46% 26.19% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -26.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.20%
Web Services
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
148 84 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.02% 22.89% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 51 48
Average daily rate £363 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -3 19 £425 +41.66% 4
Gloucester +7 3 £350 -12.50% 4
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 67 (69.79%) Java
2 52 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (48.96%) J2EE
4 43 (44.79%) Hibernate
5 39 (40.63%) SQL
6 37 (38.54%) XML
6 37 (38.54%) JPA
7 36 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 32 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 29 (30.21%) MVC
9 29 (30.21%) Spring
10 27 (28.13%) TDD
11 26 (27.08%) SOAP
12 25 (26.04%) HTML
12 25 (26.04%) BDD
13 24 (25.00%) REST
13 24 (25.00%) Finance
14 23 (23.96%) Spring MVC
15 22 (22.92%) Scrum
16 20 (20.83%) JUnit
17 19 (19.79%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
18 18 (18.75%) JBoss
19 17 (17.71%) .NET
19 17 (17.71%) CSS
20 16 (16.67%) JSF
20 16 (16.67%) Maven
20 16 (16.67%) Mule
21 15 (15.63%) EJB 3.0
21 15 (15.63%) SoapUI

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (18.75%) JBoss
2 16 (16.67%) Mule
3 8 (8.33%) Mule ESB
4 5 (5.21%) IIS
5 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) JUnit
2 16 (16.67%) Maven
3 15 (15.63%) SoapUI
3 15 (15.63%) JIRA
4 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.25%) TestNG
5 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.13%) Selenium
7 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.04%) NUnit
8 1 (1.04%) Xcode
8 1 (1.04%) MSTest
General
1 24 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.33%) Marketing
2 8 (8.33%) Electronics
2 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (78.13%) Developer
2 49 (51.04%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 9 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Tester
5 8 (8.33%) Functional Tester
6 7 (7.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.13%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) webMethods Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (48.96%) J2EE
2 43 (44.79%) Hibernate
3 37 (38.54%) XML
3 37 (38.54%) JPA
4 29 (30.21%) Spring
5 26 (27.08%) SOAP
6 25 (26.04%) HTML
7 24 (25.00%) REST
8 23 (23.96%) Spring MVC
9 17 (17.71%) .NET
9 17 (17.71%) CSS
10 16 (16.67%) JSF
11 15 (15.63%) EJB 3.0
11 15 (15.63%) EJB
11 15 (15.63%) JAXB
12 14 (14.58%) jQuery
13 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
14 8 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (8.33%) RESTful
15 7 (7.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) DTV
2 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) UNIX
3 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.04%) Android
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.21%) MVC
3 27 (28.13%) TDD
4 25 (26.04%) BDD
5 22 (22.92%) Scrum
6 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
7 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.38%) DevOps
9 8 (8.33%) Functional Testing
9 8 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.29%) Analytics
11 6 (6.25%) Web Application Development
11 6 (6.25%) Integration Testing
11 6 (6.25%) OO
12 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (4.17%) Software Delivery
13 4 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (69.79%) Java
2 39 (40.63%) SQL
3 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.63%) C#
5 14 (14.58%) C
6 12 (12.50%) Python
7 10 (10.42%) T-SQL
8 9 (9.38%) C++
9 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.17%) VB
10 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.13%) Ruby
11 2 (2.08%) VB6
12 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 32 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Puppet
2 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) Oracle
2 8 (8.33%) SAP
3 5 (5.21%) webMethods
4 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.04%) Rackspace